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Midwife charged in death of Custer County infant

February 27, 2014

Judy K. Jones, 66 of Irene, S.D., was arraigned in Custer County District Court Feb. 20 on three felony charges: manslaughter, practicing without a license and criminal impersonation. All three charges are Class III felonies.
The charges against Jones stem from an incident in 2011, in which Jones was acting as a midwife in assisting a Custer County couple with the birth of their child. That child later died, allegedly due to improper care at birth by Jones.

Clinton "Gene" Goben, 75

February 27, 2014

Clinton E (Gene) Goben, 75, of Enid, Okla., passed away Feb. 21, 2014, in Enid. Funeral service was at Garriott Road Church of Christ in Enid  Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014,  with Dan Fraser and Bill Goben officiating. Burial/Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery. Anderson-Burris Funeral Home of Enid handled the funeral arrangements.

Shirley Coen, 99

February 27, 2014

Shirley D. Coen, 99, formerly of Arnold, passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the Elwood Care Center in Elwood.
Shirley was born July 7, 1914, at Gandy, to Moses Lane and Jeanette Maud (Roberson) Adams. She attended the Logan County High School.
March 16, 1958, she and Lee Coen were united in marriage at Hershey. They moved to the family farm between Gandy and Arnold. When they retired they moved to Arnold.

Sharon Ideen, 74

February 27, 2014

Sharon Lynne Ideen was born April 11, 1939, in Gary Indiana to Edna and Lawrence Griner. She departed this life Feb. 17, 2014, at Family Tyes Assisted Living in Casa Grande, Ariz. She was 74 years old.
Sharon moved several times in her young life with her parents and sister. She moved from Gary, Ind., Dallas, Texas, and finally graduating from East Moline High School, Illinois in 1957. She worked a year after high school to save money for her dream to go to college.

Velma Ritz, 94

February 27, 2014

Velma Fern Ritz, 94, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Edgewood Vista in
Grand Island. Graveside services were Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at
Douglas Grove Cemetery, west of Comstock. Dan Naranjo officiated. At
Velma's request there was no public visitation. All Faiths Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.
Velma was born Oct. 1, 1919, in Comstock, the daughter of Hazel

Veronica Englert, 83

February 27, 2014

Veronica A. Englert, age 83 of North Platte, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 25, 1931, at Anselmo, to Ira and Katherine (Powers) Green. She graduated from Anselmo High School and attended Chadron State College.

February 27, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

February 27, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Host C2-11 Sub Districts starting at 7pm

Community Events:
* Career Fair at the One Box Convention Center from 5-7pm
* Diaper Depot at the First Baptist Church in Broken Bow from 3:30pm - 5:30pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Lower Loup National Resources District regular meeting at 5:00pm at the District's Headquarters in Ord, NE

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